English Diarist Quotes
I think one of the dullest things in the world is a letter filled with apologies for not writing sooner.
Across my life only one word will be written: "waste" - waste of love, waste of talent, waste of enterprise.
This day I bestowed too much time in the garden, and thereby was worse able to perform spiritual duties.
Our diversion was dancing (or jumping about) without a violin or any music, singing of foolish and bawdy healths and more such-like stupidity, and drinking all the time as fast as could be poured down; and the parson of the parish was one amongst the mixed multitude, all the time.
There is a certain strong sense of inner conviction that strikes, with a pang as that of birth, through the very soul, and which is experienced but once or twice in a lifetime.
E. M. Delafield
This great bully of a universe overwhelms me. The stars make me cower. I am intimidated by the immensity surrounding my own littleness.
W. N. P. Barbellion
Quote of the day
No furniture so charming as books, even if you never open them or read a single word.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon